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Barack Obama And Bill Clinton's Quasi-friendship : The New Yorker

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US President Barack Obama(L), accompanied by former US President Bill Clinton (R), speaks to workers at a building under construction in Washington, DC, on December 2, 2011. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) | Getty File

Barack Obama and Bill Clinton have never been close. Some of their advisers concede that the two men don't really like each other. They have openly disagreed on policy issues and political strategy, and the acrimony generated during the 2008 Democratic primaries, when Hillary Clinton ran against Obama for the nomination, has yet to fully dissipate.

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